Christine Elizabeth (Bartholomew) Greenaway, 95, passed away Feb. 16, 2013, at home in Middlefield with her constant and loving companion, Richard Vobornik of Windsor, by her side. His unconditional love helped her live a good life for 60 plus years.
Christine was born Nov. 12, 1917, to William and Leah (Eggleston) Bartholomew in Auburn.
She attended Troy High School and graduated salutatorian in 1936. Christine met and married Spencer Greenaway in Chagrin Falls.
Her working career spanned 40 years, mostly at Johnson Rubber Company, retiring in 1982.
She enjoyed working with her flowers, bowling, boating and traveling, especially to Florida.
She is survived by her children, William (Donna) Greenaway, Thomas (Nadine) Greenaway and Vicki (Jed) Smith, all from Florida; four grandchildren, Brian, Bradley, Brandon Greenaway and Christine Minuth, all of Florida; three sisters, Helen Esenwine, Jean McNish and Shirley (Simon) Yoder, all of Middlefield; many loving nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Preceding her in death were her parents, William and Leah Bartholomew; three brothers, Stanley, Dale and Lyle; two sisters, Dorothy Fontanelle and Thelma Marks; and her former husband, Spencer Greenaway.
Her family wishes to personally thank the Middlefield Police, Fire Department and Ambulance Service for their care and professional services.
A celebration of Christine's life will be held 11 a.m. May 19, 2013, at Grandview Restaurant Banquet Center, 13404 Old State Road, Middlefield.
Friends and family may send condolences to www.russellfuneralservicesusa.com or mail cards to Russell Funeral Service, P.O. Box 1275, Middlefield, OH 44062.
Published in www.News-Herald.com on Feb. 21, 2013